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Nnamdi Kanu, leader of the Indigenous People of Biafra (IPOB), has been re-arraigned at a federal high court in Abuja on terrorism charges. The federal government recently amended the charges against him raising them to seven counts as against the five counts he was previously answering to, bordering on treasonable felony and terrorism. The court session on Thursday commenced at 10...
In a bid to reduce unemployment, the Central Bank of Nigeria has developed the Tertiary Institutions Entrepreneurship Scheme (TIES), in partnership with Nigerian polytechnics and universities to harness the potential of graduate entrepreneurs (gradpreneurs) in Nigeria. This was disclosed by the Central Bank of Nigeria in a circular, titled ‘Guidelines for the implementation of tertiary institutions entrepreneurship scheme’, dated October...
Prices of items in Owerri, Imo State capital, have gone up astronomically as residents engaged in panic buying ahead of the arraignment of Mazi Nnamdi Kanu, leader of Indigenous People of Biafra, IPOB, on 21 October. Recall that IPOB had said Thursday is the only day should exercise sit-at-home to honor its leader, Kanu, as he is expected in court. Residents...
Amnesty International says the Nigerian government has failed to bring perpetrators of violence and killings of peaceful protesters during the October 2020 #EndSARS protests to justice The protests were led by the youth across many Nigerian cities and towns against rights violations and brutality perpetrated by the operatives of the defunct Special Anti-Robbery Squad (SARS), and other police tactical units. The...
Publisher of Sahara Reporters Omoyele Sowore and activist, Deji Adeyanju, are leading the EndSARS anniversary protest at the Unity Fountain, in Abuja. See more photos below:-
The Human Rights Writers Association of Nigeria, HURIWA, has charged Nigerian youths on involvement in political activities ahead of the 2023 general elections. Speaking with NAIJAHITZ on the one year memorial of the Lekki incident where many youths protesting bad governance were allegedly killed by the Nigerian Army, the national coordinator of the group, Emmanuel Onwubiko said the best way...
Princess Stella Oduah, lawmaker representing Anambra North senatorial district of Anambra state, has said any person who says president Muhammadu Buhari is not doing well in South East is not fair to himself and the zone. According to Oduah , her decamping from Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) to the All Progressive Congress (APC) is to enable her attract more dividends...
Count one: That you Nnamdi Kanu, male adult of Afaraukwu lbeku Umahia North Local Government Area of Abia State being the leader of the Indigenous People of Biafra (IPOB) on diverse dates in 2014 and 2015 in London, United Kingdom, did broadcast on Radio Biafra monitored in Enugu and other areas within the jurisdiction of this Honorable Court, preparations made...
The ongoing rampage by armed bandits and Boko Haram insurgents, especially against police stations and military bases across the country, has overwhelmed the Buhari administration, Afenifere said on Wednesday. The pan-Yoruba socio-cultural group cited how Boko Haram terrorists set up camps in villages in Kuje, Abuja, and took over about 500 communities in Niger. Peoples Gazette had previously reported how Boko...
The Federal Government on Thursday announced its plans to create mass vaccination sites in higher institutions of learning and religious centers. The Executive Director of the National Primary Healthcare Development Agency, Faisal Shuaib, disclosed this during a press briefing in Abuja. According to Shuaib, the latest decision of the Federal Government to create the vaccination sites was due to the need...
The Central Bank of Nigeria (CBN) has stated in its revised regulatory framework for Bank Verification Number (BVN) operations that violators will be sanctioned. This was disclosed in a circular titled Issuance of the revised regulatory framework for Bank Verification Number operations and watch-list for the Nigerian banking industry, and addressed to all deposit money banks, mobile money operators, super...
Social media giant, Facebook has announced that it would start removing “severe sexualizing content” targeting public figures. Antigone Davis, global head of safety at Facebook, who made this known in a blog post on Wednesday, said the new development was part of a new update to its bullying and harassment policies. According to Davis, “The policy changes also include coordinated harassment attacks...
A former BBNaija reality star has bragged after getting dental surgery. Ka3na Jones aka Bosslady took to her page to flaunt her new dental surgery result as she emphasized that the first guy she shares a kiss with will be favored. Ka3na who recently jet out of the country to Turkey to have her dental procedure rejoiced following the success of...
The Independent National Electoral Commission (INEC), has said that a total of 2,525,471 people cut across the 5,720 polling units, 326 political wards, and 21 Local Government Areas of the state are eligible to vote during the forthcoming governorship election. The Director, Voter Registry of the commission in the state, Iro Gambo, gave the hint recently in Awka, the state...
Police in Jigawa State have arrested a 31-year-old Abdullahi Maikudi for allegedly defrauding bank customers in Dutse metropolis. Spokesman of the command, ASP Lawan Shiisu Adam confirmed the arrest to NAIJAHITZ. He said the arrest was made after two of their victims lodged their complaints that on Wednesday one Abdullahi defrauded them after they went to a bank in Dutse metropolis...
Yoruba Nation agitator, Sunday Igboho, has been reportedly diagnosed with possible kidney or lungs illness. One of his lawyers, Yomi Aliyyu, made this known in an interview with BBC Yoruba, noting that the rights activist developed the illness in Benin Republic prison custody. According to him, the agitator has also been critically ill and rushed to the hospital for treatment. The PUNCH had reported...
More than Seventy medical specialists are urgently needed in Guinea Bissau. Disclosing this on its official website, Medical and Dental Council of Nigeria, (mdcn.gov.ng), the organization said the Technical Aid Corps has requested it to bring to the notice of registered medical practitioners its need to urgently recruit specialists for deployment as part of the Technical Aid to the Republic...
Zambian High Commissioner in Nigeria, Dr. Solomon Samuel, has expressed concern over the security situation in the country. The envoy, who spoke ahead of the International Peace Concert billed for Saturday in Abuja, expressed the readiness of his home country to assist Nigeria in tackling terrorism and banditry. Recalling the role Nigeria played in the liberation of Zambia and other southern...
Chairman Nigeria governors forum, Governor fayemi has called on President Muhammadu Buhari to turn NYSC camps into security training grounds to recruit “ able” graduates to join the military. “With this, we can use the existing orientation camps to train able graduates to reflate the security personnel under a special arrangement that will be worked out. That way, the fund that...
Gunmen suspected to be militants of the outlawed Indigenous People of Biafra (IPOB) held the convoy of Governor Willie Obiano of Anambra State hostage on Tuesday. The incident happened as the attackers disrupted the campaign rally of the All Progressives Grand Alliance (APGA) at Odata Secondary School in Ihiala Local Government Area of the State. “The governor’s convoy was held for...
After appearing in court today, Chidinma Ojukwu, a 300-level Mass Communication student of the University of Lagos has pleaded not guilty. Recall that she was charged with the murder of Super TV, Usifo Ataga. The 22-year-old pleased not guilty on Tuesday when she and one Adedapo Quadri, who are the key suspects in the murder case were arraigned before Justice Yetunde...
Zamfara Governor, Bello Matawale says hundreds of bandits have been killed or arrested. The Governor vowed that the State Government would not condone complacency in the fight against banditry. He spoke at the swearing-in of the Secretary to the State Government, Head of Service, 18 commissioners, 16 special advisers and three Director-Generals. Matawalle said Zamfara was in a critical time and trying...
The Prelate of Methodist Church Nigeria, His Eminence, Dr Samuel Chukwuemeka Kanu-Uche, has advised President Muhammadu Buhari to pay repentant members of the Boko Haram terr*rist group and bandits N25,000 monthly stipends. The clergyman opined that hunger and poverty made them embrace terr*r and banditry. According to him, the payment of such stipends would stop those youths from engaging in criminal...
The Department of State Services has flown veteran actor, Chiwetalu Agu, to Abuja as part of investigations for promoting Biafra and allegedly inciting members of the public. Agu was first arrested by the Nigerian Army on October 7, 2021, around Upper Iweka in Onitsha, Anambra State, for wearing a Biafra outfit while distributing bread and other items to the poor. The...
Some students of St. Albertine Seminary School, Fayit, Fadan Kagoma Chiefdom in Jema’a Local Government Area of Kaduna State, have been abducted. A source from Fadan Kagoma told newsmen that the kidnappers stormed the college around 10pm on Monday, shooting sporadically. “They abducted some seminarians whose whereabout is still unknown” he said. The Police Public Relations Officer in Kaduna, ASP Muhammed Jalige,...
Winner of the recently concluded Big Brother Naija reality television show, Whitemoney, has been rushed to the hospital. Whitemoney may have succumbed to the pressures of visitations to media houses and other outings after his exit from the show two weeks ago after emerging the winner of the first prize. A video of the reality show star which has now gone...
Controversial relationship expert, Joro Olumofin, has opined that men should place their girlfriends on at least N70,000 monthly allowance after 3 months of relationship. In his words: “Guys, if you’ve been dating a lady for more than 3 months you should give her a monthly allowance of at least N70,000/$127 every single month. If you’re not doing this, you’re not entitled to...
The Lagos State police command has warned residents of the State against staging any protest in commemoration of the EndSARS protest. Recall that youths across Nigeria took to the streets in October 2020 to demand an end to police brutality. Unfortunately, the protest took a violent turn after it was hijacked by thugs. However, there have been reports that another protest is...
Bandits in Birnin Gwari Local Government Area of Kaduna State are now demanding cooked food as ransom for kidnapped victims. The bandits were said to have retrieved from attacking communities since the state Government banned weekly markets as part of measures to tackle insecurity in the state. A youth leader in one of the villages of Birnin Gwari, Babangida ‎ Yaro,...
Chairman of the Economic and Financial Crimes Commission (EFCC), Abdulrasheed Bawa, on Monday, said fraudulent activities are going on in financial institutions across the nation, especially in the banking industry. Bawa said the EFCC directive that bankers should declare their assets was not to witch-hunt them, but it was to save Nigeria from a serious crisis in the banking industry. According...